27/11/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Economics


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/07/2020 10:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Getafe
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    ERC-2017-COG 772331

The research project "Current Tools and Policy Challenges in Electricity Markets" (ELECTRIC CHALLENGES) funded by the European Research Council (ERC) is recruiting one Postdoctoral Researcher with a PhD in Economics, with outstanding commitment to research and prior research experience in the areas of Energy and Environmental Economics and/or Empirical Industrial Organization. The project will be located at the Economics Department of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). The position can be filled for one to three years, starting September 2020.

The Economics Department at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid has strong international ties, a widely recognized graduate school, and has been awarded special support as a Center of Excellence by the Spanish government.

Duties: successful candidates are expected to

  • contribute to the activities of the research group in the form of research assistance and joint research comparable to a light teaching load
  • participate in the activities of the research group (seminars, workshop, lunch meetings)
  • further their own research agenda in the area of energy and environmental economics
  • no teaching duties involved

Requirements: applicants should

  • hold a PhD in economics (or be close to completing it) from a highly-ranked university
  • have excellent qualifications as well as outstanding own research
  • focus on empirical tools is highly welcome

Applications should include a resume, at least two letters of recommendation and at least one recent research paper. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to EnergyEconLab@gmail.com

Further details are available upon request from Principal Investigator, Natalia Fabra (natalia.fabra@uc3m.es)

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Economics: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Specific Requirements

  • Hold a PhD in economics (or be close to completing it) from a highly-ranked university
  • Have excellent qualifications as well as outstanding own research focus on empirical tools is highly welcome

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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Spain
Madrid
Getafe
28903
Calle Madrid 126

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